General Resources

City of Toronto Programs and Resources

  • BusinessTO Support Centre: One-on-one virtual support to help businesses complete government assistance applications and navigate reopening. 
  • Digital Main Street: Support for businesses interested in going digital through resources, connections to trusted digital vendors, online learning and one-on-one virtual assistance.
  • ShopHERE powered by Google: Assistance with setting up and launching a Shopify online store quickly, easily and at no cost.
  • Business AdviceTO: Free online events to help entrepreneurs and leaders connect.
  • Reopening Guidelines and Resources
  • DonateTO: Make a difference in your community by donating or partnering with the City of Toronto.

Financial Support and Resources

Federal and provincial government financial supports: 

For one-on-one assistance with applications for any of these programs visit the BusinessTO Support Centre.

Webinars and Online Events

Guidelines for Mandatory Mask Usage in Enclosed Public Places (Free) - Watch On Demand

Reopening Guidance (Free)

 

Mississauga Region

The Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre has launched our 2020/2021 Starter Company PLUS Program.

The Starter Company PLUS program will assist people 18 years and over interested in starting, expanding or purchasing a business in Mississauga.

The program provides:

  1. Free training and business skills development
  2. Free mentorship and guidance
  3. Opportunity to apply for a program grant of up to $5,000 after the completion of mandatory training and mentorship

 

Anyone interested in applying to the program, must attend a mandatory info session.

Program information is available at the link provided below,

mississauga.ca/startercompanyplus